FOOD FUN: “Rose” Vegetable Tart & Apple Tart

A gorgeous vegetable tart. Photo courtesy Stasty.com.   Is this food fun or food art? Perhaps this colorful, spiral vegetable tart is both. The masterpiece was created by a U.K. blogger, Vicky (no surname provided) of Stasty.com. “Carrying on from my Rose Apple Tarts [see below],” says Vicki, “I decided to make a similar savoury…
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FOOD FUN: “Who” Made This Owl?

We found this owl on the Facebook page of Euforia Cake, but there was no attribution. If you know who should be credited, let us know! If only we had the talent to sculpt fruit and vegetables into fantastic creatures! Instead, we’ll take pleasure in sharing the ones we find. We’ve counted up the ingredients:…
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FOOD FUN: The Turducken Of Sausage

Today’s Food Fun involves a word new to most people, engastration; a food familiar to many, turducken; and a bratwurst-hot dog riff on turducken. FOOD 101: ENGASTRATION Turducken consists of a de-boned chicken stuffed into a de-boned duck, which is in turn stuffed into a de-boned turkey. The dish is a form of engastration: a…
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FOOD FUN: A Wall Poster For Pasta Lovers

Gaze at 250 different styles of pasta! Photo courtesy PopChartLab.com.   Passionate about pasta? How many shapes have you eaten? If you want to dream about having it all, this wall poster features more than 250 shapes of pasta, broken down by those that are formed by machines and dies (like fusilli, penne and rigatoni)…
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FOOD FUN: Potato Smashers

Potato smashers—tasty and fun to smash. Photo courtesy PotatoGoodness.com.   The name “smashed potatoes” has already been claimed for roughly mashed potatoes with the skins on. So this recipe is called Potato Smashers. We love smashing the potatoes (or the kids will enjoy doing it for you). And the prep time is just 5 minutes,…
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